Pesticide

Any substance (chemical or microbial) which by virtue of its toxicity is used to control harmful organisms. ('Pesticide' includes acaricide, bactericide, fungicide, herbicide, insecticide, nematicide, rodenticide etc.).

Pesticide

Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, destroying, or mitigating any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of pesticides is as plant protection products (also known as crop protection products), which in general protect plants from damaging influences such as weeds, plant diseases or insects. This use of pestici...
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pesticide

<pharmacology> A chemical which is used to kill unwanted organisms such as rats, insects, nematodes, etc. ... Pesticides often act as nerve poisons, and they are hazardous to animals and humans (some pesticides can cause nerve or liver damage, birth defects and cancer). ... See: biological magnification and herbicide. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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pesticide

(pes´tĭ-sīd) a poison used to destroy pests of any sort.
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pesticide

noun a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
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pesticide

Click images to enlargeAny chemical used in farming, gardening, or in the home, to combat pests. Pesticides are of three main types: insecticides (to kill insects), fungicides (to kill fungal diseases), and herbicides (to kill plants, mainly those considered weeds). Pesticides cause a number of pollution problems thro...
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Pesticide

A chemical or biological agent that kills pests. A pest can be an animal, fungi, insect, plant or any unwanted species.
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Pesticide

A chemical or biological agent that kills pests. A pest can be an animal, fungi, insect, plant or any unwanted species.
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Pesticide

a chemical or biological substance that is used to kill or control pests
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Pesticide

A chemical substance (e.g. an insecticide or fungicide) that kills harmful organisms and is used to control pests, such as insects, weeds or microorganisms.
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Pesticide

A chemical used to kill insects.
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Pesticide

a chemical, or sometimes biological agent such as a virus or bacteria, used to control, to repel, to attract, or to kill pests including insects, weeds, birds, mammals, fish, and microbes, that compete with humans for food, destroy property, spread disease, or are considered a nuisance. Pesticides are usually, but not always, poisons. They include ...
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Pesticide

A general name for agricultural chemicals that include:
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Pesticide

A substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest. Pesticides can accumulate in the food chain and/or contaminate the environment if they are misused.
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Pesticide

A substance that is used to kill, debilitate, or repel a pest.
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Pesticide

a substance that kills any pest, including insects, fungi, and weeds
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Pesticide

A substance that kills harmful organisms (for example, an insecticide or fungicide).
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Pesticide

A substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals. Not used in Helen’s Haven. Pesticides treat an extensive range of potential plant problems and are applied in numerous ways. Pesticides other than herbicides and fungicides include insecticides, miticides and rodenticides, which kill insects, mit...
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Pesticide

A substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals. Not used in Helen’s Haven.
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pesticide

a substance used to control or eliminate undesirable plants or animals that are considered pests. Pesticides that target plants are known as herbicides, while pesticides that target insects or mites are known as insecticides and miticides, respectively. See also: selective, non-selective.
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Pesticide

a substance used to control or kill any insect or plant considered a pest. While some insects are beneficial, many weaken or destroy crops, often in large numbers. There are many kinds of pesticides including neonicotinoids, OMRI-certified (safe for organic farming) products, and liquid soap, which can deter powdery mildew.
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Pesticide

A substance used to kill, control, repel, or mitigate any pest. Insecticides, fungicides, rodenticid
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Pesticide

Agent which destroys, repels and prevents pests
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Pesticide

Agent which destroys, repels and prevents pests
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Pesticide

Any chemical compound intended to prevent or destroy garden weeds and pests.
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